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Grand Rapids in 1856

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Bertillon System Chart
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Bertillon System Chart

The chart depicts the method of taking thirteen measurements for identification using the Bertillon method. An American eagle is shown at the top and a shield with stars and stripes at the bottom, and decorative scroll work is used in each of the four corners. Grand Rapids Police Department Guide for Use of the Alphonse Bertillon Identification System is printed at the bottom of the chart.


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TitleBertillon System Chart

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CollectionCommunity Archives and Research Center (CARC)

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InstitutionCommunity Archives and Research Center

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